JD Sports’ Footasylum deal revived as CMA verdict quashed

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JD Sports’ acquisition of Footasylum could be back on after the Competition and Markets Authority’s decision to block the deal was sensationally quashed.

The Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT) today overruled the watchdog’s decision in a stunning verdict. It is only the second time since the CMA was formed that any of its judgements have been overturned.

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